Asian Football Confederation (AFC)

Vietnamese telco FPT Telecom has acquired the media rights for Asian Football Confederation competitions in the 2021-24 period, in a deal brokered by the Football Marketing Asia agency

The Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has claimed that an AFC Champions League broadcast deal in the country has been terminated by the Asian Football Confederation due to “international s…

Subscription broadcaster Sportdigital Fussball has struck a rights deal in Germany, Austria and Switzerland for selected national team and club competitions organised by the Asian Football Confederation…

The Asian Football Confederation and the Football Marketing Asia agency are to renegotiate the terms of their landmark, $2

The Asian Football Confederation has sealed the first rights deal in Europe in its new rights cycle, agreeing a two-year contract across Germany, Austria and Switzerland with sports broadcaster Sport1

The Asian Football Confederation has agreed a media-rights deal in five central Asian countries with the Saran Media agency

The Asian Football Confederation has moved to defend itself against piracy and ambush marketing with the creation of a working group that will include Tom Liston, former managing director of marketing…

The Asian Football Confederation has initiated a territory-by-territory broadcast rights sales process in 10 countries across the Middle East

The Asian Football Confederation has announced a media rights deal with digital operator Elta TV in Taiwan that will run from 2021 to 2024

The Asian Football Confederation and the Football Marketing Asia agency are to renegotiate the terms of their landmark, $2.4bn (€2bn) global commercial rights contract covering 2021-28, SportBusiness understands.

CJ ENM’s step back into sport after a near-decade-long hiatus was not enough to save DDMC Fortis from a fee decline in its sale of Asian Football Confederation rights in South Korea for the 2021-24 cycle.

A consortium of major rights-holders is about to launch legal action in the Saudi courts against the beoutQ pirate broadcast operation, which the rights-holders believe is backed by the Saudi government., SportBusiness Media understands.

Frank Dunne talks to Patrick Murphy, chief executive of DDMC Fortis, on the agency’s deal for the global commercial rights to the competitions of the Asian Football Confederation. The long-form agreement was signed on October 29.

The Asian Football Confederation has recruited Connie Heng, chief media officer at the Total Sports Asia agency, as its head of media rights

Media group CJ ENM has acquired the rights in South Korea for Asian Football Confederation properties in the 2021-24 cycle, in a deal brokered by the DDMC Fortis agency

The DDMC Fortis agency is close to agreeing a media rights deal for Asian Football Confederation properties for the 2021-24 cycle in South Korea, one of the most valuable territories for the content

Indonesian media group MNC has acquired rights for Asian Football Confederation events in the 2021 to 2024 period, the first deal of the new sales cycle being conducted by the DDMC Fortis agency

The Asian Football Confederation has issued an invitation to tender for broadcast rights in the United Arab Emirates from 2021 to 2024

Satellite operator Arabsat has branded comments made by a group of major rights-holders as “irresponsible” and “disgraceful” about its alleged role in the Saudi Arabian pirate channel beoutQ dispute. Ara

China's hosting of the 2023 Asian football Cup has “significantly increased” the probability of agency DDMC Fortis exceeding its financial targets in selling the commercial rights for the tournament, chie…

The Asian Football Confederation has issued an Invitation to Tender for its package of media rights covering the 2021-2024 broadcast cycle in Saudi Arabia

Qatar-based beIN Media Group said on Tuesday it will take legal action against the Asian Football Confederation in response to the latter’s decision to strip it of exclusive broadcast rights in Saudi A…

The Asian Football Confederation confirmed on Tuesday it has removed from beIN Sports exclusive rights in Saudi Arabia to its competitions, claiming the move will help it tackle the illegal exploitation…

The Asian Football Confederation is increasing its efforts to fight Intellectual Property theft by appointing experts to further protect the rights of its broadcast and commercial partners

Fifa, along with a group of continental governing bodies and European leagues, has today (Tuesday) issued its latest statement hitting out at the activities of pirate channel beoutQ

The Asian Football Confederation has today (Wednesday) condemned pirate channel beoutQ for its broadcasts of the ongoing Asian Cup national team tournament in the United Arab Emirates

The Asian Football Confederation has today (October 29) signed its eight-year global commercial rights deal with DDMC Fortis, from 2021 to 2028

Phil Lines resigned this (Thursday) morning as media-rights adviser to the Asian Football Confederation, hours before the bid deadline for the AFC’s global rights. 

The Asian Football Confederation Executive Committee has agreed on a strategy to launch an open tender for its next cycle of rights from 2020.

The Asian Football Confederation has signed an exclusive rights deal with South Korean cable-television broadcaster JTBC.

Le Sports has acquired rights for Asian Football Confederation events in a deal that has given the Chinese internet company a 20-per-cent stake in the Lagardère Sports agency’s Asia-focused division.

The Asian Football Confederation is set to conclude a fresh eight-year contract with commercial rights partner the Lagardère Sports agency, according to Reuters.